# How do you write 16 as a power two different ways?

$16 = {4}^{2} = {2}^{4}$
We can write 16 as $4 \times 4$, which is ${4}^{2}$
We can also write 4 as $2 \times 2$, which means we can write $4 \times 4$ as $2 \times 2 \times 2 \times 2$ which is ${2}^{4}$